Kenan Thompson (born May 10, 1978) is a current cast member of Saturday Night Live who currently holds the record of SNL's longest-serving cast member. Kenan was added to the cast in 2003, along with Finesse Mitchell.

Thompson and Finesse usually appeared together in sketches, either as two slackers at work or as a married white supremacist couple (Kenan occasionally plays women's roles, such as Wanda Sykes or Star Jones-Reynolds).

Kenan is the first castmember in the history of SNL to be born after SNL's 1975 debut. He is also the only alumnus of the kid's sketch show All That to graduate to SNL. He was raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

In addition to charity work, Kenan also donates time, space, and money to Make a Wish Foundation by not being funny as per dying Timmy McDougals's request in 1988.

Impressions and Characters[edit | edit source]

Impressions[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Barbara Birmingham
  • Bartender
  • Crabby
  • D'Andre Cole
  • D.J. Dynasty Handbag
  • Dan
  • David "Beef Jelly" Winfield
  • Diondre Cole
  • DJ Sugar Shock
  • Elliot Pants
  • Givindy
  • Googie Rene
  • Grady Wilson
  • Jake Denmont
  • Jean K. Jean
  • K Smoove
  • Kenneth
  • Lorenzo MacIntosh
  • Lou
  • Malik
  • Marcus
  • Narrator
  • Oscar Rogers
  • Randy Dukes
  • Reba McEntire
  • Reggie Hudson
  • Resse D'What
  • Sam Jeffers
  • Steve Kane
  • Trey
  • Virginiaca Hastings

SNL Career[edit | edit source]

  • 2003-2005: Featured Player
  • 2005-Present: Repertory Player

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

On Veteran's Day 2011, Thompson married Christina Evangeline and together they have one child.

Preceded by:
Darrell Hammond
Longest Consecutive Serving Cast Member (15 seasons)
(2017 - present)
Followed by:
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.